How to Prevent Fast Food Drive Thru’s

You’re driving home from after work. You’re tired, sore, hungry and just about ready for bed. You know you have to cook dinner when you get home for the family but you are not in the mood. You start looking for options of other alternatives...

Don’t Blow Out Your Weekends

  For most of us, the weekend means relaxing. Often when we distance ourselves from work and begin to switch off mentally, we also relax on our physical activity and healthy eating. Although we need a break from time to time, it’s important not to ‘blow...

G.R.E.A.T D.R.E.A.M. GIVING

Following on from my last post about the UN Action for Happiness initiative, the acronym GREAT DREAM encapsulates the ten keys for finding happiness in one’s life. Achieving happiness might seem to be a simple act of finding what you like and pursuing it, right?...

Why You Should Grow Your Own Vegetables

Through love and nurture, it grows in front of your eyes from a small seed into a productive plant. Pulled from your own backyard,into your kitchen and onto your plate, your taste buds receive fresh bursts of flavour, full of nutrition goodness. There are many reasons...

12 Reasons to reduce your sugar consumption!

1. Sugar drives obesity. 2. Sugar drives fatty liver disease. 3. Sugar drives tooth decay. 4. Sugar interferes with the delicate balance of bacteria in your digestive system. 5. Sugar can cause hyperactivity and mood issues. 6. Sugar doesn’t satisfy your hunger, it actually leaves you hungry, craving more...

TIME TO STORE UP OUR WINTER DEFENCES:

Winter is fast approaching. Whilst we’ve been enjoying the warmth of a seemingly extended summer over the majority of autumn, the cold has started to infiltrate. Apart from the welcome comforts of a warm blanket, a hot drink and a blazing fireplace, a less-than-welcome occurrence...

How to Travel and Eat Healthy

I stepped onto the scale, scrunched my face and turned away as the numbers changed and fear kicked in. All those extra large meals of pesto, pizza and chocolate desserts seemed like a good idea at the time. As the numbers came to a halt,...

Are you Getting Enough Sleep?

Sleep plays an important foundation when it comes to health and well being. Getting enough quality sleep can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. Everyone tells you how important sleep is, but being able to just shut off...

Why do you need to remember to drink water?

  First thing in the morning drink 500ml-1000ml of water and remember to keep drinking water throughout the day To assist your body to flush out toxins To maintain health and integrity of every cell in body To increase your energy and motivation To...

How to Make Healthy Choices When It Comes To Carbs

Since the introduction of carb-cutting diets, there is a lot of controversy about how going on a carb-diet can help you lose weight. If you're just interested in maintaining a healthier diet  or you are a person trying to lose weight, then here is some...

The Fattest Country In The World

While I was living in America, various things caught my attention. I was awoken by the bold advertising surrounding me and the consistent fast foods egging me to try and buy. I stood as a silent watcher, gazing into the eyes of each American that...

Wholy Foods

What the body needs to operate efficiently, to the best of its abilities, can be found in food. Natural, whole foods are packed full of vitamins, minerals and fibre- without them we struggle to support and maintain an effective immune, digestive, respiratory and circulatory system....